Re: Crank call
Aug 13, 1997 09:27 PM
by Bart Lidofsky
A. Safron wrote:
> > From: Bart Lidofsky <email@example.com>
> > Subject: Re: Crank call
> > Date: Saturday, August 09, 1997 4:28 PM
> > A. Safron wrote:
> > > Perhaps this is the reason why membership is plummeting in the
> > > TS organizations.
> > You and I have different defintions of the word "plummeting".
> Dear Bartsky,
> I don't remember the original post at all, but here's a definition of "plummeting"
> which we may use to discuss.
> verb, intransitive
> plum·met·ed, plum·met·ing, plum·mets
> 1. To fall straight down; plunge.
> 2. To decline suddenly and steeply: Stock prices plummeted.
> [Middle English plomet, from Old French, ball of lead, diminutive of plom, plomb, sounding
> lead, from Latin plumbum.]
I don't think that either definition applies to the reducing membership
in the TS, which seems to be more on the slow but sure side (according
to some, we are just on the wrong side of a sine curve).
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